Senior Buyer

Zoek Pin Chester, Cheshire West and Chester, England

£27.06 - £33.78/hour

Contract (Full time)

Posted 11 days ago

Senior Buyer
£ - £ per hour
12 month contract
Inside IR35
BPSS Security Clearance

We are currently recruiting for two Senior Buyers who will support our client with the successful delivery of scope, schedule and cost. They will also provide support to Category Manager / Procurement Lead in more complex areas.

Roles & Responsibilities
As the Senior Buyer, you will be responsible for:

Establishing, collating and conducting the initial analysis for forecast of demand requests, challenging demand requirements to ensure that the correct/compliant procurement route is used and assist in market research and engagement to ensure value for money sourcing is achieved.
Providing support to management of sourcing, assessment, selection and award of contracts to ensure value for money procurements are undertaken.
Ensuring compliances are achieved.
Liaise with internal stakeholders, customers and professional functions.
Accurately develop and maintain procurement activity records, reports and data.
Provide commercial support and guidance to internal customers.
Using commercial systems and coach others in the use of.
Supporting and coaching colleagues.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

HNC /HND/Degree in Business Management or other relevant disciplines.
Experience working in procurement/supply covering a broad range of products and services.
Working knowledge of relevant legislation and guidelines ., NEC 3 terms and conditions.
Strong working knowledge of Public Contract Regulations.
Ability to present data effectively at all levels of the business.
Excellent knowledge of Category Management and how to develop a category strategy.
Ability to deal with stakeholders and supplier organisations.
Membership of or commitment to studying for Chartered Institute of Purchase and Supply qualifications or other relevant equivalent professional qualifications.
Knowledge Project management principles.
ICT Procurement experience.

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

£ - £ per hour
12 month contract
Inside IR35

How to Apply
If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring (phone number removed) and ask to speak to Hayley Burns who can tell you

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful

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